The DVRPC Board

3/28/2002
10:30 A.M.

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance

AGENDA

AGENDA


CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of February 28, 2002

2. Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions

  1. PA 0161A - Control Center Centralization (SEPTA)
  2. PA 0161B - Automatic Vehicle Locator for Paratransit (SEPTA)
  3. PA 0161C - Regional Rail Car Acquisition (SEPTA)
  4. PA 0161D - Underground Storage Tank Removal (SEPTA)
  5. NJ 0161E - Bucks County TMA Capital Improvement (SEPTA)
  6. PA 0162A - Chester Waterfront Development Streetscape Project (Delaware County)
  7. PA 0162B - Chester Exit 6 (I-95) Streetscape Improvement (Delaware County)
  8. PA 0163A - Route 309, Section 100, Reconstruction (Montgomery County)
  9. PA 0163B - I-95 International Airport Ramp Revision (City of Philadelphia)

3. FY 2002 Planning Work Program Amendment: Port Inland Distribution Network Study

One of the strategies identified to accommodate projected increases in cargo at the Port of New York and New Jersey is the establishment of a Port Inland Distribution network (PIDN). New Jersey Department of Transportation has requested that DVRPC amend its work program and manage a study to evaluate potential PIDN sites in South Jersey. Staff will review the proposed study tasks, roles, and products.

4. FY 2002 and FY 2003 New Jersey Job Access and Reverse Commute Grant Program - Project Priorities and TIP Commitment

Selected applicant project priorities will be presented to the Board for the FY 2002 and FY 2003 New Jersey Job Access and Reverse Commute Grant Program. Approval is also being requested to amend the TIP to include selected projects for future project grant approval.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

5. Regional Citizens Committee (RCC) Report

Patrick Starr, RCC Chairman, will report on the activities of the RCC Meeting of March 19, 2002.

PRESENTATION

6. Region-wide Transportation GIS Project - Phase I Executive Summary

Steve Beck of Johnson Mirmiran and Thompson will present the findings of the Regional Transportation GIS Project Design and File Architecture Study. This summary of a five volume report series provides the blueprint for development of a cooperative regional transportation GIS system which will provide funds to DVRPC member governments and operating agencies to develop a computerized transportation information data and mapping system.

INFORMATION ITEMS

7. Executive Director's Report

  1. Progress of DVRPC Annual Awards Dinner
  2. 2002 Pennsylvania Joint Rail Freight Seminar, May 8-10, 2002
  3. Ozone Action Board meeting, March 19, 2002
  4. The Urban Land Institute - Philadelphia District Council presents Regional Cooperation in an Era of Regional Competition, Thursday, April 4, 2002

ADVISORY ITEM

8. Committee Reports

  1. Information Resource Exchange Group - Barry Seymour
  2. Planning Coordinating Committee/Regional Transportation Committee - John B. Claffey
  3. Regional Land Use and Development Committee - Barry Seymour

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Attachments
(1) Minutes of meeting of February 28, 2002
(2) Commissioner Summary Sheets (Action Items 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g, 2h, 2i, 3, and 4)
(3) PCC/RTC Recommendations for March 28, 2002

DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

MARCH 28, 2002
Immediately following Board Meeting

Commission Offices
The Bourse Building - 8th Floor
111 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2515
(215) 592-1800

CALL TO ORDER

ACTION ITEMS

1. Minutes of Meeting of February 28, 2001

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS


Attachments
(1)Minutes of Meeting of February 28, 2002